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Rookyard Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Newton with Dagworth, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.228 / 52°13'40"N

Longitude: 1.0017 / 1°0'5"E

OS Eastings: 605095

OS Northings: 263111

OS Grid: TM050631

Mapcode National: GBR SJ7.82Q

Mapcode Global: VHKDH.98WC

Entry Name: Rookyard Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280639

Location: Old Newton with Dagworth, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Old Newton with Dagworth

Built-Up Area: Old Newton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Old Newton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

Rookyard Farmhouse
5/156 (formerly listed as
09/12/55 Rookery Farmhouse and
-- II

Farmhouse; built in 2 stages, corner-to-corner: an early C16 service range to
left, and a main range of c.1550 of 3-cell cross-entry plan to right. Timber
framed and plastered. Hipped plaintiled roofs. Two axial C17 chimneys of red
brick with sawtooth shafts; that to left has a moulded course to the plinth
and is possibly later. Mainly early C19 small-pane windows: 3-light casements
at 1st storey and tripartite sashes below. At cross-entry position is an
early C19 doorway with slender fluted pilasters and cornice with paterae;
early C20 panelled door, and another in left hand range. The main range has
good quality mid-C16 framing with double-ogee moulded beams and joists. One
of a pair of 4-centred arched service room doorways, with concealed carved
spandrels. Wind-braced clasped purlin roof. The lower range is slightly
earlier; the south gable has an altered end-jetty at 1st floor level.
Unmoulded framing. The roof was rebuilt in C18/C19.

Listing NGR: TM0509563111

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